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Crystal Paradise Resort

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Bethlehem, CT
Reviewed 26 June 2013

I'm a little late with my review for Crystal Paradise Resort, but am delighted to send it along. My wife and I were guests there at the end of February 2013, and I have been on the road ever since. I am a professional Bird Photographer and was more than pleased with our surroundings, accommodations, bird encounters, and especially with...

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Fort Smith, Arkansas
Reviewed 8 June 2013

I have led birding, archaeology, and snorkeling tours to Belize for the past 5 years and Crystal Paradise Resort has been our wonderful local partner and hosts all along. The accommodations are spacious and well maintained, the location lovely, and the food is fresh and local, catered by a friendly Belizean family. Above all, the guides are experts in the...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 June 2013

I have very mixed feelings about crystal paradise. I'll start with the positives: the rooms are basic but spacious and clean, the beds were comfortable and other than the sounds of the jungle it was pretty quiet. (That's not saying much if you get a noisy cicada near your room!). A few bugs did get into the room but that's...

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2Thank lpitch
New York City, New York
Reviewed 25 May 2013 via mobile

I am a solo 30 year-old female traveler and stayed at Crystal Paradise for 3 nights. The cabanas were simple and clean, though there were some ants and bugs that snuck in, which are to be expected in the jungle. No AC, but plenty of screened windows and a ceiling fan kept the air flowing. The grounds were beautifully kept....

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1Thank Dyanna S
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 5 May 2013

My wife and I stayed here for 5 nights in late April and thought it was wonderful. As pointed out by others, this is not a luxury resort, and you should not expect any nightlife other than soothing jungle sounds and maybe a bottle or two of Belikin beer! But the Tut family will make you feel as welcome as...

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2Thank JS698
Atlanta
Reviewed 30 April 2013

If your looking for a luxury resort, look somewhere else. But if your looking for a really nice place to start your birding trips from, this is it. We stayed early April 2013 and had a wonderful time. The weather was perfect-cool at night, not too hot in the day-.We didn't have an air conditioned room, and didn't need it,...

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3Thank Sisterhoods
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Reviewed 28 April 2013

This was a recent letter I wrote to the Tut family after our wonderful stay with them last month!: Hello! My husband and I definitely enjoyed our stay at Crystal Paradise! The accommodations and grounds were beautiful! Waking up and falling asleep to the many sounds of the jungle was amazing. Everyone was very nice and helpful to us as...

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1Thank Sarah B
Dallas, Texas, United States
Reviewed 27 April 2013

We just finished a three day stay at Crystal Paradise Resort. Took my mother to Belize for her 70th Birthday for a birding trip. Neither myself or my siblings are into birding but we enjoyed every minute of it and our guide Eric made all of us so excited about every bird sighting. He was so knowlegable and also fun...

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Tempe, Arizona
Reviewed 14 April 2013

Service was very friendly and efficient. I very much enjoyed my stay. Jeruni helped us with an agenda and tour scheduling. Tours were excellent and as described on the resort website, including the helpful hints for what to wear and bring that day. Patrick was excellent for the ATM cave for his enthusiasm and knowledge. Eric was great for our...

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Phillisburg, Nj
Reviewed 12 April 2013

This is a repeat visit to Crystal Paradise Resort. Like last year, we stayed for 4 nights and booked three birding trips (2 full-day and 1 half-day birding trips) through Paradise Expeditions – Birding in Belize services. We requested 3 air-conditioned rooms: #18, #14 and #11. All three rooms have very good ACs and sufficient amenities/space to accommodate our needs....

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This beautiful Belize jungle lodge is located in the lush jungles and along side the beautiful Macal River. Owned and operated by the Tut family, using the ancient art of palm-thatched roofs that blend with the natural beauty of Belize. Combine this exotic atmosphere with genuine Belizean family hospitality and the result is a rare encounter between culture and adventure. . We provide our guests with the opportunity to explore the country's many wonders while staying in comfort that reflects Belizean culture. Your base for all your adventures in Belize whether it be caving, birding, visits to archeological sites such as Caracol, Tikal Xunanunich and many other Belize Maya ruins. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Crystal Paradise Resort

Address: Cristo Rey, San Ignacio, Belize
Region: Belize > Cayo > San Ignacio > Cristo Rey
Price Range: ₹ 6,462 - ₹ 6,656 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Crystal Paradise Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 17
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Crystal Paradise Hotel San Ignacio
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“some rooms just have a terrace, others have one with a bugs nest around it and hammocks. Some rooms just have a fan, other have AC.”
941liesd, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“I stayed in a riverfront cabana and had my own porch complete with hammock and chairs.”
jocelain, 4 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Really enjoyed the thatched cabana's. The thatched roof make it feel like your actually in the jungle and not in a hotel room.”
100jeremyu, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“There are a variety of choices of views. All are in a tropical setting.”
michaelrE7699PL, 13 May 2016 | Read review
“Cabanas do not have air conditioning and it is very hot. Be prepared for what you book.”
jmhslick, 5 May 2016 | Read review
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